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Aug 4, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, a travel warning is posted for americans overseas. and nearly two dozen u.s. embassies are shut down. in fear of terror strikes planned for today. >>> so far, no violence, but now the question of what to do next. >>> all i saw was a car emerging from the crowd south bound on the boardwalk, just plowing through whomever was in its way. >> out for blood? a driver crashes into a crowded california boardwalk, killing one, and injuring 11 others. why witnesses say it was all done on purpose. >>> i can't wait to see my teammates. i feel like i can help us win. i can help us be a better team. and i haven't seen a lot of my brothers in a long time. >> and a-rod insists he has a future with the yankees. but sources say he'll likely be suspended until 2015, all but ending his career. the official announcement expected tomorrow. >>> we begin today with the unspecified terror threat affecting embassies in u.s. interests overseas. the government knows just enough to be on high alert. not enough to know exactly where an attack will occur. and so 22 embassies and consulates in the muslim world are
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
, the uk is urging the parliament to support where the prime minister is on this, really an ally to the u.s. he's fiercely lobbying his parliament. so what do we know about this briefing and when we might see exactly the kind of intelligence thatted u.s. says it has? >> reporter: thomas, we know this briefing will take place, we believe this evening at about 6:00 p.m., but you are right to point out the fact that the momentum seems to have slowed here in terms of those limited air strikes that we were hearing the obama administration could launch. as you say, the uk wants to way for the u.n. inspectors on the ground to finish their investigation before the parliament there voice. this is problematic for the obama administration because, of course, britain is america's biggest ally, so it's hard toss the u.s. would take an action without britain. also there's mounting pressure from members of congress. house speak john boehner sending a her to the president saying what do you want to accomplish with military action? so the momentum seems to have slowed, with the discussion behind the scene f
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
. new word on the new life of laker edward snowden just as the u.s. envoy meets with russian aides to discuss the diplomatic fallout. a report from moscow. >> i want you to have this, this is really a gift from my brother and all the people online. i want you to have this and use it how you want. >> the man traveling coast to coast giving away hundreds of dollars to unsuspecting americans. could your hometown be next? >>> we begin with a worldwide heightened security threat. tod todayinter pole issued an extra security after recent prison breaks in iraq, libya and pakistan that could all be the work of al qaeda. it comes as the u.s. government issued its own worldwide travel alert for americans and orders 22 u.s. embassies and consulates across the muslim world to be closed tomorrow. u.s. officials tell nbc news it's based on a significant increase in chatter they intercepted in the region. >> we're taking concrete steps to make sure our personnel overseas are safe. >> what we can tell you, andrea, it is al qaeda linked. it emanates from the arabian peninsula. >> nbc news white hou
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
the photographs for a moment, you talk about some cash that was found in the house. did mr. castro use his assets in terms of his cash monies that he had on hand to run an internal batt barter economy, if you will, with his victims? >> on occasion. >> would he after sexually abusing them throw money at them saying here, you're being paid for this, in essence? >> there were reports of that. >> and would he then in turn if they wanted something special from the store demand payment of them for those monies for him to go out and get items they were requesting. >> occasionally as well, yes. >> now, before you is who? >> amanda berry, gina dejesus and michele knight. >> and this is the now well-known commercial production of their thank you statement that was shot from that video. >> yes. >> is that how they appeared to you on that day or the initial days? >> no. >> what was different? >> as i mentioned, the women had made dramatic recoveries, i believe, physically and psychologically. so their initial appearance to be was considerably more dire. >> the photo of michele knight that's on the screen bef
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Aug 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
live for us at the white house. what more do we know about this, kelly? >> reporter: this came about during the annual physical checkup the former president has at his doctor in dallas, texas. what we are told by aides is that during the exam there was a discovery of a blocked artery. what we don't know, were there any symptoms? anything leading up to that? that, we don't know. what we can say about the former president is he has maintained a very rigorous physical activity. he is known for cycling and doing a lot of cardio exercise so that makes this even more surprising in some ways at least from a layperson's point of view. he hasn't had any other complicated medical issues. mostly it's been scrapes from falling off bicycles where he's had treatment in the past and issues with his knees. so what we learned is that he went this morning into a procedure, not open heart surgery, nothing like that. a stent procedure which can be done through an artery where a stent is placed in, the blocked artery to open it up and that resumes the blood flow. what we're told is that he is doing
MSNBC
Aug 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
using the actual phone calls but actors in it. mark o'mara pointing out he didn't use a stand your ground defense and zimmerman's brother tweet out what he saw is giving this psa a fail and sybrina fulton saying she can't watch it. >> the jury got the stand your ground instructions and i think that is important. there was testimony about stand your ground. george zimmerman had been to class about stand your ground. the idea this isn't part of the trial is ridiculous. you the jury had that in front of them. a big change in florida law. it used to be if you had an opportunity to spare life, did you so and you got out of the situation. with the stand your ground jury instruction that is is not part of florida's law any more. >> we will hear from the martin family's attorney benjamin crump coming up. did you reach out to the martin family and let them know of this intention? >> we did not. we have a lot of survivors on staff. we work with survivors every day. i got a lot of support from our survivors around the country but this was a decision we made as our own and we think that it's t
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Aug 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
. the big question now what can the u.s. do? nbc's attorney correspondent is in cairo, bring us up to speed. >> the situation on the ground remains extremely volatile. within the last couple of hours there's been a massive protest on one of the government buildings on a cairo suburb, hundreds of protesters approached that government building, effect lively torching it molotov cocktails and using live ammunition. we under from sources that the workers were evacuated from that building but gives a an example of how tense the situation is. it is a day that they were trying to restore security. they hope the imposition of a curfew could would dampen the tension. but that is not the case for the supporters. one thing that you pointed out. funeral preparations are under way for those killed by the egyptian military and police also were holding funerals for the soldiers that were killed. nearly 43 members of egyptian security forces were killed yesterday. today they had their funerals. what makes it tense in the coming hours, these protests are being organized by the muslim brotherhood. they are n
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
>>> the president has got a tough choice to make and if he decides to use our military, he will have the greatest military ever backing him up. putting our military into harm's way is the toughest decision a president will make. >> that was president george w. bush earlier today, talking for the first time about syria and about the difficult decision ahead of president obama as he weighs whether to take military action. good morning, everybody. i'm thomas roberts. >>> breaking news. president obama is meeting now as we speak with top advisers at the white house and if the president gives the green light to strike syria, he could end up doing it without congress and without america's steadfast a y ally. 8 in 10 said president obama should get congressional approval before any military strike. and some lawmakers say the president hasn't made the case. >> the constitution is very explicit on this. when you go to war, congress must authorize this. both the president and the vice president, once upon a time, before they became in power, understood this. >> the brsh aren't comii
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2013 11:00am PDT
afternoon to you, i will pick up the coverage here. we are expecting the plead to give us the latest on the white house's decisions regarding syria, and then the president surprising a lot of folks saying he is going to call on congress to take a vote before military strikes. kristin welker standing by for us at the white house. are you with me? >> i am with you and can hear you. >> where do we go from here and what is next? >> you absolutely hit the nail on the head, craig. this will surprise a lot of people, a lot of folks were expecting president obama to come out and announce that they had decided to move forward unilaterally move forward without congressional approval, and that's not what he said. he said he has decided that military action is the right next step but that he is going to put the matter to a vote in congress, and of course we know in the past several days, more and more members of congress have been saying that they want a vote, and they think they deserve a vote before president obama actually launches any type of military strike, so it appears as though those vo
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 8:00am PDT
session with one topic, syria. back in the u.s. members of congress remain on recess but are calling on the president to consult them before green lighting any mission. >> i actually wish they would call us back and ask for an authorization in advance. >> joining me now live is nbc news foreign correspondent in cairo, ayman. what can you tell us about the strike and timing of strikes that is being discussed and could we talk about this potential military action really happening by thursday? >> reporter: well, there is no doubt is there a long list of potential targets for the international community, including the u.s. and its allies to strike. as we understand it from discussions emerged in recent days it is not meant to degrade the syrian's military capability but to send a message to the syrian government that they have carried out a major violation of international norms, both morally and legally and need to be held accountable. several options including the various command and control posts of the syrian military and perhaps those specifically linked with the actual attack. keep
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
will help us honor the man who inspired millions to redeem that promise. president bush refers to the promise of america that is reflected in president obama. when we think about that, how significant does that weigh on this presidency that basically barack obama really personifies, comes to life as the dream of mlk? >> good for george w. bush. i thought it was a nice statement. i'm not going to question that. but to say this. at least back in 1939 when marion anderson had to sing here, "my country 'tis of thee" rather than the constitution hall they said the reason because she was black. at least they were honest back then. today in american politics you have donald trump who hangs around with mitt romney talking about the president being an illegal immigrant. you have people talking about nullification of the law of the land. you got people talking impeachment like coburn and ted cruz out there. they never say their problem with obama is that he is black but look at the pattern. the pattern is rejection of his legitimacy at the first point saying he is not really here illegal
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 3:00pm EDT
what to expect. and then when we got there, brett greeted us. and he said, hannah was safe. and jane was dead. and then hugs. joy. we were so happy. >> let's go live now to nbc joe at the sheriff's office. joe, what can you tell us about the rescue, what can you tell us about the investigation? >> well, craig, today we're getting a better idea of just how hard it was for rescuers to get hannah anderson and bring her home safely. they were actually flying a surveillance plane over the idaho wilderness yesterday as part of that massive search. over 350 square miles of idaho wilderness. they spotted what appeared to be dimaggio and hannah at a campsite near moorehead lake. this area is completely surrounded by mountains, not easy to access. what they had to do is find a place to land a plane a good ways away, and then it took them 2 1/2 hours to hike to that campsite. that is where they confronted dimaggio. it is unclear what happened during that confrontation. authorities are not saying if dimaggio was armed or if he fired at them at all. all we know is one fbi agent shot and killed di
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Aug 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
me live from cairo nbc amman mulhadeen. you see the marching that is going on this morning. bring us up-to-speed. >> reporter: we have a very volatile situation developing in parts of cairo as well as the rest of the run. the major protesters that were called for in cairo were supposed to converge on what is called ramsey square. a lot of fatalities. a make-field hospital set up there and 27 bodies counted by this independent eyewitness. at the same time, in another part of cairo not too far away from where we have been standing hearing gunfire coming from a bridge from our offices here. the sounds of military helicopters flying above overhead. we have been able to see the protesters some civilians and others wielding weapons and firing tear gas on the prij and led to horrific scenes of people jumping off the bridges to try to avoid the random gunfire from both sides. against that backdrop the violence isn't just in cairo but across the countries. another city reports people have been shot as they approached the governor's office. according to health officials right now, the death to
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am PDT
. this is going on at the same time with the u.s. credibility at stake. your colleagues are calling for the u.s. aid to egypt be pulled. it passes through the suez canal. also so many things hang in the balance for the region because for the u.s. that has been our regional ally for an arab state. does the u.s. have any real leverage here with the money, the 1.6 billion in aid? or if we take it away does it mean that someone else is going to come in, a foreign entity to fill that financial void. >> that is an important point, thomas. we have already given most of that aid, the $1.3 billion, only about 500 million that has yet to be given during this fiscal year. we have delayed the delivery of f-16 planes and withheld the apache helicopter. they are very interested in getting the military equipment from us and ironically, that money goes to u.s. defense contractors. i think this issue is much bigger than withholding aid. this is a relationship that has been developed over decades with mu bar ark who was a dictator as well. you're absolutely correct when you say that this is a pivotal relationshi
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Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
confident chemical weapons were used and weighing its next step. here is senator bob corker earlier on "today." >> i do think the administration feels like that there is no question chemicals were used. i think they are rallying support around our nato allies. hopefully, they come to congress with an authorization as soon as we get back, but i do think action is going to occur. >> defense secretary chuck hagel saying today the u.s. would only act in concert with the international community. but is considering all of the options on the table and senator john mccain weighed in on those options while in south korea earlier. >> and if the united states stands by and doesn't take very serious action, not just for launching some cruise missiles, then, again, our credibility in the world is diminished even more if there is any left. >> credibility in the world diminished according to john mccain if there is any left. let's join now foreign correspondent ayman mohyeldin in cairo. and kristen welker at the white house. we know they were shot at today and able to return after turning around t
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Aug 23, 2013 11:00am EDT
several discussions with him that both of us disagree on. the strategy has to be this. my concern friends will get mad a at me i do agree with governor rendell. we have to talk about the issues important to the country and say how do we get real solutions and conservative principles and take this to this administration and the democrats that control the senate to get things done. talking about these issues like an impeachment that are not going to happen doesn't help that agenda and it doesn't help us, not only in policy on, but it doesn't help us in politics next november. >> always a pleasure, gentlemen. have a fantastic weekend. >> you too, craig. >>> president obama is on the road again today to promote his plan to make higher education more affordable. day two of his bus tour takes him to binghamton. followed by a stop at a college in scranton, pennsylvania. catch his town hall here on msnbc at 12:45 today. remember we are hours away from the expected resignation of san diego mayor bob filner who could step down by the end of business today after more than a dozen people women report
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 8:00am PDT
been criticizing photo i.d. are using scare tactics. they are more interested in divisive politics than ensuring that no one's vote is disenfranchised by fraudulent ballot. >> this is new york's mayor is vowing to fight a court defeat of the controversial policing tactic known as stop and frisk. a visibly irritated bloomberg didn't hold back his feelings about that ruling. >> this is a dangerous decision made by a judge who i don't think understands how police works and what is compliant with the u.s. constitution as determined by the supreme court. >> it seems to me there's a fairly simple solution which is stop and frisk some white people also. >> so also ahead the racial controversy swirling around celebrity chef paula deen. a judge dismissioning the lawsuit for discrimination against her. >>> joining me is california democratic congresswoman maxine waters. good to have you here. ws we start it establishes a strict voter i.d. requirement and ends early voting on sundays known as soles to the poll electoral tradition and a lot more on the political front especially when it comes to hi
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the reporting on the ground, that chemical weapons of some sort were used. it's obviously the united states and other countries weigh any possible response, including a military option against syria. many warn any intervention inside syria would not end favorably for the united states or all eyies in the region. >> now for the white house perspective. we turn to nbc's chris ten welker. despite this news, jack reed urging caution this morning against broad u.s. military intervention. >> this has to be an international operation. it cast be a unilateral american approach. it has to have support internationally, but not just politically, but militarily. we have to make it very clear what our objective is, which is, we will not tolerate these weapons of mass destruction. not only by the syrians, but by anyone else. >> what are you hearing from the white house regarding any sort of potential u.s. action? >> reporter: well, first of all, on the point of having an international coalition, i can tell you that according to one top u.s. official, administration officials are talking to their allies b
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
. but it should be added that they don't know what the target is. they can't certainly say that it's against the u.s. diplomatic post. it could be other western interests. for that reason both france and the uk have decided to keep their embassy in yemen closed through thursday. they are still trying to find out more about this but, so far, any further information about this has been elusive. >> as we have been listening to experts on the intel and richard haass talking about the fact this is the new normal, many of the elect officials coming out talking about the chatter reminds them of pre9/11. thj the su norm isn't this a real impact now? the fear that can be -- the fear that can be portrayed to the united states to close our embassies? there is an impact that they can still have. >> i think that is something we have all wondered was this just a conversation or a communication of some kind that there is nothing behind it, it was just intended to scare everybody and i guess the feeling is either there's some reason to think there is some substance to it. either that, or they think that they can't
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Aug 10, 2013 11:00am PDT
-taught teenage inventor created a prosthetic arm at a fraction of the cost of others. he'll join us live, today's "big idea." >>> first at this hour president obama and first lady michelle obama are aboard air force one. they are on their way to martha's vineyard where they will vacation for the next week. the president made one final stop in orlando this afternoon to speak at the disabled veterans national convention. >> at every generation there are americans like you who stand beside her and guide her and protect her. we need to make sure we've got the resources, the budget s our veterans deserve. >> the orlando event comes on the heels of yesterday's wide-ranging news conference at the white house. the president unveiled the series of proposals aimed at restoring public confidence in the government's secret surveillance programs. plan that the president said was in the works before edward snowden leaked secret nsa documents to the press. >> there's no doubt that mr. snowden's leaks triggered a much more rapid and passionate response. i actually think we would have gotten to the same place a
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 8:00am PDT
. the largest in u.s. history. the prosecution had asked for 60 years. the defense had asked for 25 years. and the maximum sentence would have been 90. some are already looking at this as somewhat of a win for bradley manning and his defense team. now, the judge had already ordered, prior to the sentence, that he would be given credit for the 3 1/2 years he has already spent in custody, so that already reduces the sentence. and so at the -- a little over ten years, he would be eligible for parole. that is a big wild card because who knows what the sense of bradley manning's offenses and how that is looked upon by any kind of military parole board. given the fact he faced a maximum of 90 years in prison, some are looking at this as somewhat of a win for manning and his defense team. >> mick, so if i understand this correctly if that three and a half years goes towards time served, does the clock start ticking now 6 1/2 years before manning could be out if all appeals fail? >> absolutely. the clock does start ticking because the sentence starts as of today. ultimately or the most optimistic
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 8:00am PDT
with them. they still help us on supplying our troops in afghanistan and still helping us on counterterrorism work and they were helpful after the boston bombing but there have been times where they slip back in the cold war thinking and a cold war mentality. >> kristen welker joining me from the white house. some people would interpret this as a diplomatic snub in advance or is this to get putin's attention and maybe things will reverse course by the time the g-20 happens in september? >> reporter: no doubt, thomas, this is a diplomatic snub but white house official say, look. there are other areas of agreement where they can work with russian president putin like afghanistan, for example. this is a diplomatic snub to be sure. the white house has been considering this for quite some time, ever since the snowden issue popped up when they learned last week that russia would grant temporary asylum to edward snowden it seemed like a foregone conclusion the president would cancel his meeting with putin. now, of course, we learn today that is in fact, the case. white house offi
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 8:00am PDT
? >> at this point, the senior advisers aren't giving us a heads-up what his opening statement might use and usually a president can use that to try to set an agenda for the new conferences. the best thing about a wide ranging news conference like this could be what is unpredictable. we know what the president said and what jay carney is saying in the briefing room and other opportunities to hear from the president. reporters will go lebanon for ways to pull out some new information or perspective. certainly we can expect there will be questions about the relationship with russia, the nsa situation what are the extreme or limits what spying in the u.s. or spying in terms of data collection might include. and then things like the domestic agenda. it certainly had been the hope of the white house that before congress had left town in august that an immigration bill might be signed. well, the senate got that done but not the house. so what can they look forward to in the weeks and months ahead? can anything on that subject be done? of course, when congress does get back to town, the president will have
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Aug 17, 2013 11:00am PDT
erupts out of a cairo mosque. protesters run as security forces clear the building. we're live with u.s. reaction. as that country tips closer to civil war. >>> stop, question, frisk have made new york city the safest big city in america. >> the notion the nypd engages in racial profiling is simply wrecklessly untrue. >> a federal judge disagreed. the federal judge rules new york city's stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional. that judge orders an overhaul. the city is fighting back. what's next? >> i want you to have this. this is really a gift from my brother so i want you to have this and use it how you want. >> and the brother's last wish. the man traveling coast to coast giving away hundreds of dollars tloo unsuspecting folks. it's today's big idea. we'll get to all those stories in just a moment, but we start on the saturday afternoon in egypt. one of the few countries in the middle east dubbed america's friend for decades now stands on the brink of a civil war. its relationship with the united states is in question. its chances for peace are grim. after 72 hours of violence and
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2013 11:00am PDT
and of course martin luther king iii scheduled to join us at some point here over the next hour or so, and again right now thousands about to start retracing the steps that marchers took 50 years ago. so has peter alexander who is along the march route and let me start with you. what is the scene like right now? >> so right now we're along the route on independence avenue and you can see the police are clearing the way as they arrive here at the martin luther king memorial. we are joined by so many people who witnessed history as we wait to see those who participated in it, one of those voices is the gentleman i met today named franklin delano, no roosevelt, but williams. you happened to be here on that day, for the first time visiting your sister. you didn't know you would be witnessing history. >> did not know. it was just a thing the kids in the neighborhood, we all came down and we were here and climbed in the trees >> you told me as you said earlier you were climbing the tree to be part of it and you were one of the foot soldsers for many years and as you looked around this crowd today, wha
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
. sources telling nbc news a possible al qaeda threat is forcing it to close several u.s. embassies abroad on sunday. >> the department has been apprised of information that out of an abundance of caution and care for our employees and others who may be visiting our insulations, indicates we should institute these precautionary steps. >> of the 284 worldwide some of the places in fact, included major consulates in jordan and israel and egypt and iraq. these closings could go longer than sunday and state department says it depends on the analysis of the threat. sunday is the start of the workweek in many muslim countries and it may be tied to ramadan, the muslim monday of fasting which ends on wednesday. already no details of the exact threat but a short time ago, republican congressman ed royce said it was linked to al qaeda and what happened in ben ghazi the administration would not take any steps. >> like the attack on ben gasha, someone forgot to circle the calendar that it was 9/11 and we might want to be contingency plans in place. this time the intel steps are being taken. >> joining
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Aug 8, 2013 8:00am PDT
the conditions on the ground. trying to use the air attack to beat back the flames. the wind will be the big question today. >> such a big challenge. miguel alma gar, keep us posted. >>> the flap over the republican national committee's threat to exclude nbc and cnn from the 2016 presidential primary deb e debates is heating up. reince priebus says they won't if they go ahead with the film on hillary clinton. he defended his decision on kwoez joe. >> i have to set a debate calendar with the best interests of the nominees and party in mind. if i have nbc doing a miniseries with diane lane portraying i will clint on a four-day miniseries it makes my choice of moderators easier. it's not to make news. >> in the statement nbc news said uh it is independent of nbc entertainment. has no involvement in the project. i want to bring in the agenda panel. the cofounder of jack and jill politics blog. steve benin from the rachel madmaddow show and maria kumar, president and ceo of voter latino, a political contributor. great to have you here. now that we have you together in one place i want to play pa
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Aug 12, 2013 8:00am PDT
. the trayvon martin had the agreement using race would be bad and debating the facts over it. this policy has been sold repeatedly not as racial profiling. it's sold repeatedly as aggressive police tactics that relate to crime staesks. we have today a ruling that says to minorities here in new york and i would argue probably around the country although take time to see how it plays out. this ruling says you can no long be presumed suspicious because of the color of your skin and the statistics that are in this ruling and that you just mentioned bear that out because they were stopping people primarily based on race and race-related attributes and vast mantle found nothing wrong and not doing anything. another point on this important day. the whole tactic comes out of the supreme court case that had said, well, sometimes can you have a lower standard of search because someone might have a gun on them. what nypd said we will use that loophole to act like maybe everyone has a gun on them. one other piece of data that bears that out. after the stop is made under the data in this case they found w
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Aug 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
the camps. richard engel was in the thick of it all. >> security forces here are clearly using live ammunition. firing into the side streets p.m. front line positions between protesters and security forces all over cairo and this one looks like it is about to get very ugly. >> we can report richard engel is there. ask amman i understand a nighttime curfew implemented in cairo? >> reporter: that is correct. they announced it will be imposing a curfew on various parts of the capital, as well as various states or -- rather throughout the entire country. this comes just about an hour after the egyptian government also imposed a state of imagine across the country at 4:00 p.m. local time and expected to last one month. we can certainly expect that situation to remain very tense in the coming hours. in addition to that declaration of emergency across the country and now the curfew, the presidency has authorized the country's military to support or augment police in restoring law and order and that is because throughout the course of the day the egyptian police has been strained in its eff
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Aug 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. but we start in egypt, where just moments ago u.s. officials confirm the obama administration is considering canceling the delivery of apache helicopters to egypt this fall. they war part of a 2009 sale to help the country's military protect its borders. meanwhile, protesters are back on the streets after another day of deadly clashes. security forces and armored vehicles have lined up to guard egypt's supreme constitutional court, along with entrances to cairo's tahrir square. they're back open to traffic with a heavy military presence as the work week begins there. the news conference this morning, egypt's foreign minister vowed to continue working toward a political solution. he also suggested that they plan to review the benefits of foreign aid from the united states and other countries. and clashes, clashes came to a head yesterday, as police stormed a mosque in cairo, where protesters had been holed up since friday. ethe egyptian government says now 79 people were killed. aman mohadin are in cairo. we're hearing security forces have now started raids the homes of muslim
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Aug 22, 2013 8:00am PDT
when you look at us compared to other industrialized countries? >> that debate goes on a lot. there's something sort of aspirational about the idea of college, about the fulfillment of the american dream. especially when you talk about, you know, parents or grandparents who didn't go to college who didn't have the opportunity. the pride they take in being able to watch their kids and grand kids be eligible for it, be able to do it. and you're right, i don't think that's something that the president's going to bring up today. the other thing here too, i think, sure, there's the issue here, has to go through republicans in congress, who knows if that's going to happen. but it's a step more removed from that. this is a philosophical moment for the president. republicans are out there in the town halls back in the districts, what are we hearing from that? a shutdown, debt ceiling fight, we want to get rid of obama care and this is obama saying while they're having that conferring, this is the conversation i want to have with the country. about what the government can do to help people r
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